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FG to set up cassava processing centre in Ogoniland

FG to set up cassava processing centre in Ogoniland

The Federal Government says it is planning to set up a cassava processing centre in Ogoniland to serve as alternative source of livelihood for the people of the area. Dr Marvin Dekil, Project Coordinator, Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), under the Ministry of Enviroment, made the disclosure on Friday. He was speaking at the graduation […]
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Supplementary elections have improved quality of elections in Nigeria- INEC

Supplementary elections have improved quality of elections in Nigeria- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says supplementary elections have helped improved quality of elections in the country. INEC National Commissioner in charge of Kano, Katsina and Jigawa states, Mr Abubakar Nahuche, disclosed this while presenting certificates of return to Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina state and 34 elected members of the state House of […]
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NYSC swears-in 2,049 corps members in Anambra

NYSC swears-in 2,049 corps members in Anambra

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has inducted 2,049 new corps members for the 2019 Batch A Service year in Anambra. Mr Kehinde Aremu, Coordinator of the scheme in the state, presented the new inductees to Gov. Willie Obiano at the Umunya Temporary Orientation site in Oyi Local Government Area on Friday. Aremu said 1,038 […]
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Nurses in Enugu hospitals protest colleague’s killing

Nurses in Enugu hospitals protest colleague’s killing

Raphael Ede, Enugu The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) in Enugu State and health workers at the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital Enugu, have staged a protest rally at the state police headquarters demanding the arrest and prosecution of the killers of their colleague, Mrs Maria Amadi. Late Mrs Amadi, Head of Nursing Services, […]
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Police avert bloody protest in Rivers

Police avert bloody protest in Rivers

TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt     Rivers police command has prevented a demonstration by supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC)/African Action Congress (AAC), that would have led to a bloodbath in Port Harcourt, the state.   The command’s prompt response with the deployment of fierce-looking armed policemen, who tear-gassed […]
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Okowa ‘ll consolidate on gains of first tenure – Oyovbaire

Okowa ‘ll consolidate on gains of first tenure – Oyovbaire

Ben Dunno, Warri The former Minister of Information, Prof. Sam Oyovbaire, is upbeat that the government of Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, in Delta State, will ensure that no senatorial district is left out in its developmental programmes in the governor’s second tenure. Speaking as the Chairman of PDP Campaign Council for the 2019 general elections […]
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B’Haram looted foodstuff at Chibok village – Resident

B’Haram looted foodstuff at Chibok village – Resident

Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri Boko Haram has attacked a community near Chibok, Borno’s volatile town, looting some foodstuff. Residents of Chibok said some Boko Haram insurgents on motorcycles stormed Gatamarwa village near Chibok on Thursday at about 5 pm and opened fire. “The insurgents were shooting sporadically in the village and this forced many of the […]
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Buhari: I will leave Nigeria better than I met it

Buhari: I will leave Nigeria better than I met it

Ahead of his swearing-in for his second term on 29 May, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari is already thinking about the legacy of his tenure, saying he would leave Nigeria better than he met it. President Buhari spoke today at a meeting with members of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), led by Rev Dr Samson Ayokunle. […]
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Breaking: A’Court dismisses Omo-Agege’s appeal on his annullment

The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, the Edo State Capital, on Friday dismissed the experte motion filled by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege seeking a leave of court to appeal the Federal High Court Judgement which sacked the Prophet Jones Erue-led faction, the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), nullifying the list of its candidates.
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Breaking: CCT Trial: Tribunal orders Onnoghen to enter his defence

Breaking: CCT Trial: Tribunal orders Onnoghen to enter his defence

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Code of Conduct Tribunal has ordered the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to enter his defence in the six-count charge of non-declaration of assets, after dismissing his no-case submission. The tribunal in its ruling held that the prosecution had established a prima facie case against Onnoghen to enable him […]
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